Keyframe Academy shows some solid advanced shape layer animation tips for After Effects, showing how to make a spinning umbrella animation.
There are plenty of rigging tools for After Effects, but sometimes you just need to animate shape layers in an intuitive way. Check out this new tutorial from the Keyframe Academy
that shows how to best manage Shape Layer animation in After Effects with some advanced tips and techniques.
More Shape Layer Animation Techniques for After Effects.
Shape Layer animation tutorials are plentiful from Move Shapes on Youtube. Check out how to create a fake 3D Car, Plane, and Telescope. There are also some other techniques like creating isometric animations too.